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Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program Resources

Reading about nursing and healthcare helps keep you up-to-date on developments in the field. On this page you will find articles about careers trends, innovations, technology and more. Knowledge can help expand your perspective and create new ideas in class as well as in your professional life.

Four Stages of Professional Stance and How They are Applied in Nursing Practice

Nurse educators, nurse leaders and nurse administrators are some of the most in-demand professionals in the country and...


Fourteen Characteristics of Magnet Hospitals

The Magnet Recognition Program, initiated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 1990, recognizes healthcare...


Health Care Policies: Nursing’s Role in Patient’s Decision Making and Health Promotion

Policy and advocacy, when mentioned in the same sentence can at times seem like an oxymoron. There are varying definitions...


The High Demand for Nurse Educators

The nursing shortage in our nation cannot be addressed without realizing the importance and need for highly skilled and...


How to Become a Certified Nursing Administrator

You have completed a bachelor’s program in nursing, currently work in the field and are now ready to take the next step in...


Free Download: What Skills are in Demand for Nurse Administrators

Nurse administrators play a vital role (often behind the scenes) managing the day-to-day operations of a health care...


The Art of Unbiased Listening in Patient Care: A Chaplain’s Perspective

There is an adage that says we were given two ears and one mouth so that we may listen twice as much as we speak. For...


Mandated Vaccinations: Individual Choice vs. Public Health

Over 200 years ago Edward Jenner invented the first ever vaccine to combat small pox. This development eventually gave way...


What States Have the Most Magnet Hospitals?

According to a study published in the Journal of Nursing Administration, researchers with the New York University College of...


How an MSN Helps Solve Today’s Health Care Challenges

Health care is constantly evolving. To keep pace, health care professionals need to obtain more knowledge and skills to meet...


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